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Posted on · A grant awarded this week by the federal agency will expand air-quality monitoring in the Fifth Ward, Galena Park, Pleasantville and Sunnyside neighborhoods. Earlier this year, the EPA awarded $500,000 for air monitoring in four other communities in East Houston.
Posted on · The clarification from Chief Circuit Judge Priscilla Richman comes two days after the appeals court agreed to rehear Petteway v. Galveston County next May.
Posted on · While TxDOT celebrates lower levels of road congestion than pre pandemic metrics, critics call the study’s methodology into question.
Posted on · A man suspected of fatally shooting his father on Thursday in the 2500 block of Mona Lee Lane was subsequently shot and killed by a school district police officer in the 2800 block of Campbell Road, after allegedly stealing two cars outside of Buffalo Creek Elementary.
Posted on · We learn why a Houston-area oyster company and a local restaurant are working to restore an oyster reef that they can’t harvest.
Posted on · Community members are provided free rides to places like the grocery store, doctor's appointments, pharmacies, and other locations. About 30% of households in Third Ward do not have a vehicle.
Posted on · We ask former Spring Branch ISD Superintendent Duncan Klussmann to weigh in.
Posted on · Lee said The Puddery had the best dessert he's ever had in his life. Rating it a nine out of 10, Lee said the crunchy croissant was "immaculate," and the banana pudding left him speechless, he said.
Posted on · The report from the Environmental Integrity Project found that the highest concentrations of smog in the Houston area were found near Latino, Black or lower-income communities.
Posted on · The district attorney’s office has received nearly $900,000 in funding to help nonviolent defendants get substance abuse treatment
Posted on · Nearly half of respondents to the poll reported experiencing some level of anxiety, depression, or both, while 80% said they want the next mayor to focus on mental health as a matter of public policy.
Posted on · Texas rates have increased 22% on average so far in 2023, twice the national rate. More billion-dollar disasters have occurred in Texas this year than any other year on record.
Posted on · A ransomware attack has prompted a health care chain with operations in six states to divert patients from at least some of its emergency rooms to other hospitals.
Posted on · The greatest area of concern for severe weather is between Houston, College Station and Columbus, with increased rainfall closer to the coast, according to the National Weather Service.
Posted on · On Thursday's show: With potential severe weather expected in the area, we talk about what Houstonians should be prepared for and how to stay safe. And we recap the Atlantic hurricane season as it comes to an end.
Posted on · Attorneys for Alex Triantaphyllis, one of three former Hidalgo staffers who have been accused of steering a lucrative government contract to a preferred vendor, claim in a motion filed Monday that new search warrants obtained in the case are overly broad and based on falsified information.
Posted on · While the Atlantic Ocean was rife with activity, very few storms made their way into the Gulf of Mexico – thanks, in part, to the same conditions that ushered in this summer’s brutal heatwave.
Posted on · Authorities say 24-year-old Robert Robertson, who had been working with the Harris County Sheriff's Office for about six years, allegedly passed along marijuana to people in the jail. He was arrested Tuesday morning.
Posted on · The mayor and two city council members were running unopposed, so council voted to cancel the election to save money.
Posted on · The city will designate certain roads as truck routes, preventing big trucks with three or more axles or weighing more than 26,000 pounds from driving on smaller streets, with the exception of deliveries being performed.